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Orthopedic Surgery Residency (Arizona)

Department and Faculty

Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon talking with patient at bedside

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona, includes subspecialty faculty in adult reconstruction, shoulder and elbow surgery, hand and microvascular surgery, sports orthopedics, oncology, and foot and ankle surgery. Off-site subspecialty faculty includes orthopedic trauma surgery as well as spine and pediatric orthopedics.

Mayo Clinic physicians work in an integrated and cooperative group practice. Our department consistently maintains an excellent reputation in the orthopedic community and in consumer ratings.


In addition to caring for patients in their clinical practices, Mayo Clinic's faculty is committed to teaching and facilitating the growth of medical knowledge. Many of our faculty members have published and lectured extensively and are highly regarded in their fields. You have direct access to the orthopedic surgery faculty at Mayo Clinic throughout your training in the Orthopedic Surgery Residency.

Advisers and mentors

Faculty advisers are available to provide comprehensive educational advice and personal support. You meet with your adviser periodically throughout the program to review your progress and career goals, and ensure that your educational needs are being met. Also, your adviser may serve as a contact point for introducing you and your family to the Phoenix area, and the Mayo Clinic system.

Visiting professors

Many prominent professors visit Mayo Clinic each year. They present their work during lectures, participate in hospital rounds and have informal discussions with trainees. You are encouraged to take full advantage of these educational opportunities.